Bangkok is an assault on the senses. Mad Max tuk-tuks careen wildly through traffic while the Skytrain glides effortlessly above. Sleep-deprived backpackers rub elbows with cellphone-toting monks and neighborhood masseuses.
All right, 2 colors down and 3 to go for choosing our entries in Capture the Colour 2013. Yesterday’s votes are in and the winner for the GREEN category is
Bangkok’s Grand Palace is chock-full of dazzling buildings, without a doubt. But clustered around these buildings are charming statues of mythical creatures – important symbols for Buddhists. However, for most of the tourists who flock here, the creatures
For most people, running errands is time-consuming and boring. And while it’s a necessary evil, they’d rather be doing something else. But for me, changing countries every few days will certainly take the “boring” out of the equation, and in some cases will add some excitement.
Sometimes missing the target works out fine. Bangkok is known for its beautiful and important wats (buddhist temples), and our plan was to visit Wat Pho, the home of a famous 150-foot reclining Buddha. On the way we saw a beautiful golden tower in the distance, and decided to detour.
The day started in earnest when we emerged into the hot, humid, noisy world outside the Bangkok Metro. We were on our way to Wat Pho, home of the famous reclining Buddha, measuring an astounding 150 feet long and 50 feet high. Leaving the Metro
Bangkok is a feast for the eyes, from its gleaming, modern skyscrapers to its colorful street vendors. But nothing charms and intrigues me more than the mysterious Thai Spirit Houses that grace every property – both residential and commercial.